July 28, 2016 •
New Mexico Secretary of State Candidate Faces Ethics Complaint
The treasurer of the state Democratic Party has filed an ethics complaint against Republican nominee for secretary of state, Nora Espinoza.
The complaint alleges violations of state law in her campaign finance reports, specifically failing to report the purpose of some expenditures, failing to identify certain vendors and spending for credit card reimbursement, and failing to properly identify some donors’ occupations, instead stating “business” or “business person.”
Espinoza is running to complete the term of former Secretary of State Dianna Duran, who resigned after misusing campaign funds.
Photo of Nora Espinoza courtesy of the New Mexico Legislature archived website.
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